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Exclusive – Security Reports Disqualify Persons Seeking to Be Judges in Nigeria

Even though some of the applicants might possess the required credentials, they had to be dropped from the appointment process due to adverse security reports, the chief judge said. Some of the applicants seeking to become judges in Nigeria have been disqualified based on security reports. This was disclosed by...

NDLEA Bursts Female Drug Gang, Arrests Lady With Multiple Identities for Trafficking 296,000 Tabs of Illicit Drugs

A 36-year-old lady, Chioma Afam, who uses multiple identities and wears a hijab to evade security scrutiny has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Benue state along with her partner, Peace Chidinma Caleb, 22, for trying to smuggle a total of 296,000 tablets...

Nigeria: Decongesting Kirikiri Women’s Prison

Many of these girls found themselves in prison because of the lack of legal representation. ... the figure of the young ladies on the awaiting trial list is definitely alarming. Wealthy individuals and organisations could also bear the responsibility of providing legal services for these inmates or assist in paying...

NEDC Distributes Relief Materials to 1500 House-holds in Billiri Local Government.

Billiri is the only Local government area in Gombe state chaired by a Lady Margaret Bitrus. After the ethic crisis that erupted in the local government February 2021. No fewer than 10 persons lost their lives, and left several injured with several properties and infrastructure destroyed in the state. The...

Nigeria: Family Planning Saves Lives – We Need to Spread the Message to Men and Women

A year ago, I met a 26-year-old breastfeeding mother who was a graduate student. She was married with three children; the youngest was just eight months old. She started using oral contraceptives after the return of her menses following the birth, but she hid the pills from her husband. When...

Nigeria: Aisha Buhari Empowers 42 Kaduna Women

Forty-two women drawn from the 23 LGAs of Kaduna State have been empowered with tailoring and catering skills to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Another 110 women were also given N20, 000 each as grants to start up menial businesses under COVID-19 Empowerment Programme. The First Lady, Hajiya...